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Iraq Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 30.76 41.502 53.29
Global Rank 39th 36th 30th
Global Population Share 0.442% 0.532% 0.623%
Global Population Density 71.98 92.03 111.89
Global Population Density Rank 66th 68th 70th
Average Life Expectancy 68.46 70.54 72.04
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 133rd 134th 139th
Fertility Rate 4.56 4.13 3.68
Fertility Rate Global Rank 39th 32nd 30th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Iraq Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 90 0.2%
Congenital birth defects 185 0.42%
Neonatal infections 202 0.46%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 20 0.05%
Cardiovascular disease 1675 3.79%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Road accidents 21824 49.32%
Digestive diseases 658 1.49%
Cancers 42 0.09%
Drowning 24 0.05%
Nutritional deficiencies 204 0.46%
Fire 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 198 0.45%

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Highlights of Iraq BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Iraq gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 98.72%98.72%
    • Fat : 33.29%33.29%
    • Plant protein : 11.63%11.63%
    • Animal protein : 3.04%3.04%
  • 46.69% increase in caloric supply : Currently Iraq gets 2545/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1735/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Iraq
  • Wheat, Rice and Barley are three major Cereal preferences in Iraq
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Iraq average intake is 314.38 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Grapes and Dates are three major Fruit Types Intake in Iraq
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Iraq average Fruit intake is 125.97grams
  • In Iraq, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 59.80% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Iraq is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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